Disney World Opens Its Gates Amid Virus Numbers Rising

Walt Disney World Resort has begun to reopen in Florida despite a Covid-19 surge across the US state.

Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom opened on Saturday. Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios are expected to restart their operation from 15 July.

In addition, Disney has resumed limited operations at its four parks in Asia, and at Disney Springs – an outdoor shopping mall in Orlando.

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Major League Soccer Coming to Disney World

MLS is back. City of Orlando, Walt Disney World Resort to host all 26 teams at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex beginning July 8.

Major League Soccer announced a few days ago the league’s plan to restart the 2020 season with all 26 Major League Soccer clubs competing in the MLS is Back Tournament. The tournament will take place at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort in neighboring Lake Buena Vista starting July 8. The tournament will be played without fans in attendance and provide a compelling way for MLS to resume its 25th season. The event will be staged with an emphasis on the health and safety of players, coaches, staff, and cast members. All of them will follow specific medical protocols, including regular testing for MLS players and staff, throughout the tournament.

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Universal Orlando Plans to Reopen Resort Hotels on June 2

Universal Orlando announced plans to reopen its hotels to guests, more than two months after they were closed to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

The hotels will start to reopen in phases on June 2, with a range of best practices and hygiene procedures. Universal’s resorts include Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort, Universal’s Endless Summer Resort-Surfside Inn and Suites, and Universal’s Aventura Hotel.

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Walt Disney World Sets July 11 Reopening Date for Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom

Walt Disney World announced plans on Wednesday to cautiously open its gates July 11.

Disney’s theme parks in Florida have been closed since March 15 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and their reopening will follow its Florida rival, Universal Orlando, which is set to reopen June 5.

SeaWorld Orlando also presented its plan to Orange County’s Economic Recovery Task Force and plans to reopen for employees on June 10, and for the public on June 11. 

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Universal Orlando Will Reopen June 5

Universal Studios theme park plans to reopen to the public at reduced capacity on June 5, the company said on Thursday. The announcement was made during an Orange County, Florida Economic Recovery Task Force meeting attended by county, health department experts, and community leaders. The Economic Recovery Task Force approved Universal’s plans to restart on June 5.

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YouTube Channel Offers Virtual Rides on Major Disney, Universal Studios Attractions

Theme parks and attractions across Central Florida have announced closures as a precaution against the coronavirus earlier this month but technology has stepped in to make sure that quarantined Americans still have a way to experience their favorite rides. A YouTube channel is bringing Disney World and Universal Studios rides to people’s homes with virtual reality and it is for free. The videos have a remote in the corner of the screen that allows the virtual riders to navigate their view of the attraction.

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InterPlex Commitment to Our Customers

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a major impact on our daily lives. As we all continue through these unprecedented challenges, we want you to know that InterPlex is here for you during the Covid-19 outbreak. Steps we are taking:

1. Staying up to date with local rules and regulations about lock-downs and curfews.

2. Monitoring our Chauffeurs’ health conditions and screening them on a daily bases.

3. Deep cleaning and Disinfecting vehicles.

4. Providing on-board sanitizers, gloves, and other protective gear.

5. Networking with other small businesses, restaurants, and stores to assist with deliveries.

6. Offering service / donating to health institutions and their patients.

 Thank you for being an InterPlex customer and for the trust you place in us every day. We are here to help!

Check out SeaWorld’s Next Cool Roller-Coaster

Named after the icy Arctic summits, Ice Breaker is currently under construction near to Shamu Stadium and the Wild Arctic attraction and is scheduled to open in the spring of this year.

SeaWorld invited media and bloggers to take a quick tour behind the construction walls to see how the coaster is progressing. The new attraction is about two-thirds of the way to completion and the rest of the track is currently being installed.

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New Attractions Coming to Orlando

What is coming to Orlando in 2020 and 2021?

Theme parks all around Orlando have been adding new experiences to their lineups. From the highly themed to the highly thrilling, here are 5 new roller coasters coming to town.

Ice Breaker at SeaWorld Orlando, coming spring 2020

Ice Breaker will be SeaWorld Orlando’s first launched roller coaster. Opening this coming spring, it will be built in the Wild Arctic area of the park. The coaster will take riders both forward and backward, with speeds reaching 52 miles per hour on a 90-second trip. With a track length of 2,750 feet, it will reach a maximum height of 95 feet.

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